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Anastasia: The Lost Princess

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  327 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Anastasia--the name has become synonymous with enigma. the story of the youngest daughter of the last Russian czar has become one of the world's most favorite romantic fascinations, and is one of the strangest, saddest, most haunting riddle of the twentieth century: Did she escape the massacre of the Russian Royal family in 1917?

James Blair Lovell's exhaustive search for t
Paperback, 544 pages
Published January 15th 1995 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 15th 1989)
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I realize that Lovell's research may seem irrelevant. Our more modernized, conclusive means of verifying bodily remains has proven that all the children of Czar Nicholas were killed with he and his wife, a scene rendered as quite harrowing within the early chapters of this particular book. However pointless nearly five hundred pages may seem with that in mind, the life of this woman and the struggles she faced surely makes for an interesting analysis of all of the historical research and legal p ...more
He makes it sound believable, then you learn they discovered the remains of all eleven bodies and used DNA testing(in three different labs) to confirm it. they also did testing on what is believed to be Anna's DNA and it matches the Polish worker's family. He loses credibility with the accusation Anna made that the Imperial family was raped. There is no information that the family was mistreated to that extent and evidence to show they were given a certain amount of respect even at the end (a re ...more
Interesting perspective aldoght to romantic for me
A fascinating account of the life and death of the lost Romanov princess, which uncovers several mysteries related to her family. Lengthy at times, but well-researched and comprehensive.
Jul 29, 2007 Kelly rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Is Anna Anderson really Anastasia Romanov? Was she, as the lone member of the royal family, secretly spared from execution by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution?
Emaline Lapinski
amazing book...loved it until the very end
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